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Techno-fix : why technology won't save us or the environment

Author: Michael Huesemann; Joyce Huesemann
Publisher: Gabriola Island : New Society, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st printingView all editions and formats
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A powerful and insightful critique of modern techno-optimism.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Huesemann; Joyce Huesemann
ISBN: 9780865717046 0865717044
OCLC Number: 920316302
Description: XXVIII, 435 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; The Inherent Unavoidability & Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences; When Things Bite Back: Some Unintended Consequences of Modern Technology; Technology, Exploitation & Fairness; In Search of Solutions I: Counter-Technologies & Social Fixes; In Search of Solutions II: Efficiency Improvements; Sustainability of Collapse?; Technological Optimism & Belief in Progress; The Positive Biases of Technology Assessments & Cost-Benefit Analyses; Happiness; The Uncritical Acceptance of New Technologies; Profit Motive: The Main Driver of Technological Development; The Need for a Different Worldview; The Design of Environmentally Sustainable & Socially Appropriate Technologies; Critical Science & Social Responsibility; Index.
Responsibility: Michael Huesemann and Joyce Huesemann.

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Science and technology have advanced impressively over the past century but we have learned that often the benefits of new technology are accompanied by unexpected and deleterious consequences that Read more...

 
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